Social anxiety is not the same as autism, these two “conditions” do have some things in common because they can both make social interactions awkward or uncomfortable.
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Many autistic adults get told they don't seem autistic. This is because they have lived their lives learning, copying and masking communication differences to fit into a predominantly neurotypical world. Communication happens when one person sends a message to another person. This can be verbally or non-verbally. Interaction happens when two people respond to one … Continue reading 9 Keys for Handling Confrontation
I've posted in full, this essay I recently read, I hope you enjoy reading it. I've added my own photography. The cloud-seas of the heavens are riled by waves. The moon, a ship rowed into hiding behind a forest of stars. This waka-style poem was written some 1,300 years ago. It is included in the … Continue reading An Outpouring of the Heart